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. so i'm seeing a lot of rumors about something called branded phones. so facebook, amazon, now google, mozilla, having whisperings about their own phone which may be a little confusing for consumers but these are phones that are highly branded with these services and that you will be able to get to the services anywhere you are. you can facebook anything -- >> instead of motorola, i will have a private label amazon phone that's going to help me get to amazon and its services quickly, facebook and its quickly. but will they run on droid or microsoft's platform? >> that's the question. there are rumors that mozilla will do their own operating system but a lot of these will probably use some version of android. >> let's talk about microsoft which is always in the news. the surface, the initial one, it's a very nice piece of equipment but you say watch microsoft's surface pro. >> right. the original surface got a mehh. the pro is the one that we're kind of excited about because it can run the full version of windows professional 8. that means anything you can do on your windows device or
netscape, amazon, and google. when he listened to k.r., the idea seemed just as transformative. efficient, inexpensive, clean energy out of a box. but google... >> mm. >> 25 million. >> mm-hmm. >> this man said how much money? >> at the time, he said over $100 million. >> didn't smoke start coming out of your ears and--no? >> no. >> that was okay? >> that was okay. >> so nothing he said scared you? >> oh, i wasn't at all sure it could be done. >> but there was a selling point. clean energy was an emerging market worth gazillions. >> i like to say that the new energy technologies could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. >> was this your very first-- >> clean energy investment? >> yeah. >> this was the very first. >> many followed, and the clean tech revolution in silicon valley was off and running with start-ups that produced thin, flexible solar panels, harnessed wind with giant balloons, or develop new fuels from algae. but bloom is among the most expensive. i heard, actually, so far, not just from kleiner perkins but total, $400 million. >> you're in the ballpark.
beneficial to the consumer. i think this promise is being fulfilled. for one, by the way, go to google or go to amazon and search for products and do a little price comparison. >> sure. >> you know, i did a quick search. in "the wall street journal" story there is the example of the swingline stapler. i did a quick google search and found staplers that cost $6 all the way to $40 and all varieties and colors. i did an amazon search and found as much variety. the fact is consumers have tons of variety. from a different perspective, we have e-commerce start-ups that are disrupting brick and mortar retail all the time. you were just talking about amazon and best buy. look at what is going on with west buy. the harris poll found 40% of consumers go into a best buy and they do this thing called show rooming where they look at the phone and see and they leave and go spend $200 on amazon. i think people are still, they're definitely finding that e-commerce is working out for consumers. >> trust me. the new ceo of best buy is well aware of that. >> you have to be a really smart shopper. there are all
in europe. google, amazon, apple are all under did your reese duress from the e.u. operators. >> who is most at risk? i'm going to come down and put words in your mouth and say that you don't think the instagram deal was a good one for facebook. >> i think mark zuckerberg needs to go back under his hood on that one. he's got a billion dollar boondoggle in instagram. he has not figured out how to monetize it. that was one of the drivers thinking he could get away with selling photos to the advertisers. look, the big furor this week was the collapse of 25% of instagram's users. they only had 16 million users and they went down to 12. that's less than 1% of -- yeah. >> -- facebook's users. >> netflix when they decided to go to a different pricing plan, they lost their users. let me probe companies that you think will be winners and why in 2013. take it away. >> first of all, i think we all have to focus on twitter, which has the big mo and is really, really getting traction right now with advertisers. the issue with trwitter, will they go public in 2013or at some point? i think you will see twi
. >> i literally have no idea. >> or it's on google. no, is there anything on google that is different? let me see. just a regular -- >> is there their our way to figure out what's going on in the world? >> yeah. google, whatever it has. as for the broader markets, let's take a quick look at oil. just been quiet. 89, sort of 85 to 90 for a while. yeah, google's back at its normal look today. the ten year at 1.777. the dollar which has been fun to watch, one of the areas where something's happening. euro back to $1.32. and it's been interesting to watch with the yen with all the comments coming out of it. and gold, i'm going to be right. i'm going to be right. didn't go -- look at that. like nowhere near 2000. that was -- i had to make the prediction last year. the gold, everybody said it was going over 2,000. everybody in the world a year ago thought it was going over 2,000. >> did you bet on it? >> i didn't really boat. i was -- in print saying that gold would not go over 2,000 -- >> will it get there. if ben bernanke gets his way, it will get there. >> it went from 200 to 1,800 knowi
on android. the new fire power in silicon valley, samsung will layer unique media and apps on top of google standard operating system. then there is the issue of traditional computers. expect the decline of the pc to accelerate in 2013 ascent prices don't buy windows 8 just yet and do snap up other tablets. the windows ecosystem led by microsoft will have a shot at stemming the tablet tide with touch screen pcs but the truly affordable pc at 500 bucks and under won't arrive until the end of the year. finally, 2013 will be a year of shake outs with hp, nokia, and r.i.m. each taking its last stand. expect at least two of them will be forced to start retooling their business models to stay in the game. that means hps parent business will have to hold up. blackberry 10 will have to be a hit, and lumia will have to shine or else. >> and from tech to santelli let's get the santelli exchange on this christmas eve trading session. rick santelli is in chicago. >> hi, carl. you know, i was just talking to ira off camera. i wish all of you in tv land or satellite radio land could be the third party he
ads, creating an ad network to take on google and look for new revenue. building on gifts, facebook create new e-commerce options and focus on selling more digital content. expanding beyond its recent partnership with i tones, adding more tv, music and movies. look for twitter to file for an ipo by the end of the year. it will grow revenue through new ad products and tools for marketers. plus, it will try to add users by creating an easy news feed for those only interested in following and not tweeting. as twitter competes with facebook forred advertisinadvert for spats. 2013 will be the year of social e-commerce. even the most traditional retailers whether have likes, pins and tweets into websites. and social plattforms like pinterest will step up their efforts to diversify into a range of social mobile shopping options. but they're unlikely to save themselves, more likely to be acquired. >>> well, you give us a minute and a half -- >> and our wall street panel of top money pros will tell you what will move the markets first thing tomorrow morning. next, do not miss that. next, do
in more homework, it's worth the effort. google it, i would never do it in common stock, but do it with stock replacement. a cheaper and less risky way to do it. i want to talk about options on the show. too risky for vast majority of people out there. another method to my madness, one that allows you to generate lots of small games that add up over time. stick with cramer. >>> sitting on the sidelines because of all the uncertainty in the market? >> thanks for taking my portfolio from mean to green. >> that's what i want to hear. >> with over 25 years of experience in bull and bear markets, let coach cramer show you how to play to win. >> thank you for keeping us in the game. >> "mad money," weeknights on cnbc. >>> i got one more trick to teach you tonight. one more method to my madness, and i want to talk selling, along with when you buy, maybe the most important undervalued tool in the whole home arsenal. how do you know when to sell a hot stock? how do you get out before the party ends? so you don't get stuck cleaning up the mess? this is the question to be answered. a lot m
, but is it a wake-up call for shareholders or for users of the likes of google and twitter and facebook and so on? we'll talk about that in the next hour of squa"squawk on the stree street". >> see you, simon. >>> it's not just the fiscal cliff, we've been talking about dairy farmers and wind farmers facing their own cliff. the price of a gallon of milk could cost $8 next year if congress fails to renew certain agricultural programs come december 31st. that's when wind farmers will also see the federal wind production tax credit disappear, which could lead the industry at a standstill. in addition to the fiscal cliff, milk cliff, and wind farm cliff, what other cliff are you worried about these days? tweet us. we have a new handle @squawkstreet and junior responses throughout the morning. >> some people on twitter have criticized how we just called it the container cliff. saying not everything is a cliff. >> but everything is a cliff. there is a deadline. >> containers will come in tor they won't. it's binary. >> we were chatting during the break, we're not allowed to own stocks, individual names
to own a gun? this is the map that they published. you can go on their website and this is the google map and click on each one of those red buttons, and see the names of the people that own guns in their readership area. that's not an effort to out them so to speak? >> well, i think that any time that public information is published in the public square by a responsible journalistic outlet, that the public only benefits by having more information to decide and that -- public policymakers, law make verse more information to decide. and so the public sometimes information is uncomfortable but when it is legal and contributes to a public debate and constructive way, then ultimately i think the public benefits at large. >> lenny what about the folks out there? what about women who were hiding from a man abusive to them and now have a gun, what about formal federal agents? what about members of the arm services? lot of people on this list who actually have very legitimate reasons to have a gun and now have their address in the paper as well? >> you have that. you also have this. we are making
tech. google down a percent. apple down a similar amount. two headlines to watch on shares of apple, holiday retail survey shows customer satisfaction with apple's online stores slipped to the lowest score in four years. traders say shares of apple seem to be hitting a resistance of 514. then moving lower. that's one pattern to watch out for. in the semiconductor, marbel lost 10% on the jury's verdict on a patent infringement case. they downgraded the stock writing that this legal development calls into question its valuation safety net. if you're looking for some bright spots, take a look at expedia. shares moving higher. there doesn't seem to be any news helping to lift the stocks. however, when talking to traders the stock looks attractive on a technical basis. that's what i'm hearing on the street. lastly, take a look at deckers outdoor moving higher on some strong volume. ugg boots were listed as one of the holiday best sellers on amazon.com. perhaps that's what's helping the stock move higher. up almost 9%. back to you. >>> thank you, seema. rick santelli, you're going to be a
to google and mac? what's happening? >> more and more consumers are turning to smartphones and tablet devices and i think a lot of the hardware vendors are saying, you know what? when we do a refresh, let's wait until a year out, second half of 2013. it's probably not worth the investment today, especially with a lot of aggressive tablets coming out, including the ipad mini. so, you know, that -- i think they were planning on doing a more aggressive ramp, probably around ultra book with windows 8. and then they decided to delay it until next year. >> look out a little bit into 2013 for us in tech land. what are the two or three things we have to watch for? >> i think, you know, in general, it will not be a robust environment. it will be premuted, like we've seen. we initiated coverage on ibm on friday. and we think that's a great way to play kind of a muted environment, a company that i think will gain share from hewlett packard and some of their troubles and plays into the big trend. so the big trends are still there. the ramp in the mobile internet, the ramp of cloud computing and k
'm looking at annoying orange. you google annoying orange. there's 126,341,474 hits and you would make that 677. but 126 million. andrew hadn't. >> i hadn't heard of it, either. but i did google it. >> i refuse to give them that last ex either. whatever the annoying orange is, i don't think i'm going to like it. >> it's funny. it's an orange but it's a guy eeps lips. i figured i could speak to you. >> i'm not very good with pop culture in general. maybe we could talk about kanye west. that's pretty much it for me. >> andrew is going to -- you give her a quick -- >> no. shahmu. and a powerful winter storm pounding the east. details on all these airport delays are thousands, i think, during a heavy travel period. that's coming up next. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe th
at fire apps yes advises globe global companies like google, yahoo! accenture and haliburton how to manage their risk. thank you for joining us on the program. >> good morning, how are you? >> mellon is warning today that what happens to the yen now will be the focus for many in the market for the first quarter of the year. clearly, you have a prime minister coming to japan absolutely determined that with the bank of japan, they will prevent deflation. can you explain to people sitting home now what that means practice and what that means for american multinationals? >> absolutely. what we have is we are in a currency war where a lot of countries are trying to weaken their currency and therefore,er in a race to weaken their currency. >> wolfgang, forgive me for interrupting you, we have breaking news on the fiscal cliff we need to go to washington. eamon? >> we know now that the president has spoken to all four leaders, according to some wire reports that we are getting, the president called all of the congressional leaders, democrat and republican and what the white house is telling me, i
, creating an ad network to take on google and look for new revenue in search and apps. >> building on gifts, facebook will create new ecommerce options and focus on selling more digital content. expanding beyond the partnership with apple's itunes, adding more music, tv shows and movies. look for twitter to file for an ipo by the end of the year. in the meantime, they'll grow revenue through new ad products and tools for marketers. plus, it will try to add users by creating an easy news feed for those only interested in following and not tweeting. and as twitter competes with facebook for advertising, expect more twitter/facebook spats. 2013 will be the year of social ecommerce. even the most traditional retailers will add likes, pins and tweets into websites. and pinterest will embrace online sales. while deal a today sites like group-on and living social will diversify into a range of social mobile shopping options. but there are likely to save themselves, more likely to be acquired. >> of course, we're watching -- what? >> i was going to say, we'll see where social goes. talking about go
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